Green Mile (Blu-Ray) (1999)
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Editor's NoteDirector Frank Darabont's second adaptation of a Stephen King prison tale (the first being 1994's nearly flawless THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION) is a hopeful charmer with a hint of the supernatural. The story focuses on Paul Edgecomb (Tom Hanks), a Louisiana security guard who works on death row during the Great Depression. When John Coffey (Michael Clarke Duncan), a gigantic black man convicted of raping and murdering two white girls, joins the other prisoners on the row, Paul's life is forever altered. Coffey doesn't fit the mold of a psychopathic killer; he's kind, gentle, and afraid of the dark. As the story progresses, Edgecomb learns that there is something more than simple goodness to Coffey. Building to a hopeful climax, Darabont once again proves that he is King's most loyal cinematic translator. The film features uniformly excellent performances in leading and supporting roles, notably Duncan as Coffey; David Morse and Barry Pepper as Hanks's fellow prison guards; and Michael Jeter as condemned killer Edward Delacroix.
Cast & Crew
|Michael Clarke Duncan|
|Harry Dean Stanton|
|Frank Darabont - Screenwriter|
|Richard Francis-Bruce - Editor|
|Terence Marsh - Production Designer|
|Thomas Newman - Composer|
|David Tattersall - Director of Photography|
|Karyn Wagner - Costume Designer|
|Stephen King - Source Writer|
|Frank Darabont - Producer|
|David Valdes - Producer|
|Frank Darabont - Director|
Plot SummaryTHE GREEN MILE, based on a Depression-era tale by Stephen King, tells the story of the unusual bond that is formed between Paul Edgecomb, a Louisiana security guard, and John Coffey, a gentle and gigantic inmate on death row.
|"This big man is about to pull off your ears. Aren't you going to listen to him?"----Paul Edgecomb (Tom Hanks), regarding John Coffey (Michael Clarke Duncan)|
|"On the day of my judgement, when I stand before God, and he asks me why did I kill one of his true miracles...what am I gonna say? That is was my job? My job?"----Paul Edgecomb to John Coffey|